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ACC 410 WK 4 Quiz 3 Ch.

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ACC 410 WK 4 Quiz 3 Ch. 4 - All Possible Questions

ACC 410 WK 4 Quiz 3 Ch. 4

TRUE/FALSE

1. If an entity elects to focus on all economic resources (both current and long-term assets and
liabilities), then it should adopt a modified accrual basis of accounting.

2. The budgetary measurement focus of governments is determined by applicable state or local


laws.

3. The revenue-recognition issues facing governments are simpler to resolve than those of
businesses.

4. Governmental activities tend to derive the majority of their revenues from exchange
transactions.

5. In accounting for property taxes, under the modified accrual basis, existing standards
provide that, except in unusual circumstances, revenues should be recognized only if cash is
expected to be collected within sixty days of year-end.

6. Ad valorem taxes are taxes that are based on value.

7.

Income taxes are classified as ad valorem taxes.

8. Sales taxes are taxpayer assessed, that is, parties other than the beneficiary government
determine the tax base.

9. All intergovernmental grants are accounted for in exactly the same way.

10. Revenues that cannot be classified as general revenues are by default considered program
revenues.

11. Taxes that are imposed on the reporting governments citizens are considered general
revenues, even if they are restricted to specific programs.

MULTIPLE CHOICE

1. As used in governmental accounting, interperiod equity refers to a concept of


a) providing the same level of services to citizens each year.
b) measuring whether current year revenues are sufficient to pay for current year services.
c) levying property taxes at the same rate each year.
d) requiring that general fund budgets be balanced each year.

2. For fund financial statements, the measurement focus and basis of accounting used by
governmental fund types are
a) current financial resources and modified accrual accounting.
b)

economic resources and modified accrual accounting.


c) financial resources and full accrual accounting.
d) economic resources and full accrual accounting.

3. The modified accrual basis of accounting is used in presenting the fund financial statements
of the governmental funds because
a) it is the superior method of accounting for the economic resources of any entity.
b) it provides information as to the extent the entity achieved interperiod equity.
c) it is budget oriented while facilitating comparisons among entities.
d) it results in accounting measurements based on the substance of transactions.

4. As used in defining the term modified accrual basis of accounting, available means
a) received in cash.
b) will be received in cash within 60 days of year-end.
c) collection in cash is reasonably assured.
d) collected within the current period or expected to be collected soon enough thereafter to
be used to pay liabilities of the current period.

5. Under the accrual basis of accounting, property tax revenues are recognized

a) when they are received in cash.


b) in the year for which they were levied.
c) in the year for which they were levied and when collection in cash is reasonably assured.
d) when they are available to finance expenditures of the fiscal period.

6. Under the modified accrual basis of accounting, the amount of property tax revenues that
should be recognized by a governmental entity in the current year related to the current year levy
will be
a) the total amount of the levy.
b) the expected collectible portion of the levy.
c) the portion of the levy collected.
d) the portion of the levy collected in the current year or within sixty days of the fiscal
period.

7. Under the modified accrual basis of accounting used by a governmental entity, investment
revenues for the current period should include
a) only interest and dividends received.
b) all interest and dividends received during the period plus all accruals of interest and
dividends earned.
c) all interest and dividends received plus gains and losses on securities that were sold
during the period.
d) all interest and dividends received, all gains and losses on securities sold and all changes
in market values on securities held in the portfolio at year-end.

8. Under the accrual basis of accounting used by a governmental entity, investment revenues for
the current period should include
a) only interest and dividends received.
b) all interest and dividends received during the period plus all accruals of interest and
dividends earned.
c) all interest and dividends received plus gains and losses on securities that were sold
during the period.
d) all interest and dividends received, all gains and losses on securities sold and all changes
in market values on securities held in the portfolio at year-end.

9. Under the modified accrual basis of accounting, derived nonexchange revenues are
recognized by a governmental entity as revenue
a) when the underlying exchange transaction occurs.
b) when available.
c) when the underlying event occurs and the revenue is available.
d) when earned.

10. Under the accrual basis of accounting, derived nonexchange revenues are recognized by a
governmental entity as revenue
a) when the underlying exchange transaction occurs.
b) when available.
c) when the underlying event occurs and the revenue is available.
d) when earned.

11. Under the modified accrual basis of accounting, gains and losses on disposal of fixed assets

a) are not recognized.


b) are recognized when the proceeds (cash) of the sale are received (on the installment
basis).
c) are recognized only if there is a gain.
d) are recognized when the sale occurs, regardless of when the cash is collected.

12. Under the accrual basis of accounting, gains and losses on disposal of fixed assets
a) are not recognized.
b) are recognized when the proceeds (cash) of the sale are received (on the
installment
basis).
c) are recognized only if there is a gain.
d) are recognized when the sale occurs, regardless of when the cash is collected.

13. Under the modified accrual basis of accounting, fines, license fees, permits, and other
miscellaneous revenue are generally recognized
a) when cash is received.
b) when assessed.
c) when an enforceable legal claim exists.
d) when an enforceable legal claim exists and the revenue is available.

14. Under the accrual basis of accounting, fines, license fees, permits, and other miscellaneous
revenue are generally recognized
a) when cash is received.
b) when assessed.

c) when an enforceable legal claim exists.


d) when an enforceable legal claim exists and the revenue is available.

15. A city which has a 12/31 fiscal year end has adopted a policy of recognizing the maximum
amount of property tax revenue allowable under GAAP. Property taxes of $600,000 (of which
10% are estimated to be uncollectible) are levied in October 1999 to finance the activities of the
fiscal year 2000. During 2000, cash collections related to property taxes levied in October 1999
were $500,000. In 2001 the following amounts related to the property taxes levied in October
1999 were collected: January $25,000; March, $5,000. For the fiscal year ended 12/31/00,
what amount should be recognized as property tax revenues related to the 1999 levy on the fund
financial statements?
a) $600,000.
b) $540,000.
c) $525,000.
d) $500,000.

16. A city that has adopted a 12/31 fiscal year end has adopted a policy of recognizing property
tax revenue consistent with the 60-day rule allowable period under GAAP. Property taxes of
$600,000 (of which none are estimated to be uncollectible) are levied in October 2000 to finance
the activities of fiscal year 2001. Property taxes are due in two installments June 20 and
December 20. Cash collections related to property taxes are as follows:
1/15/01

for property taxes levied in 1999, due in 2000

$ 25,000

2/15/01

for property taxes levied in 1999, due in 2000

$ 15,000

3/15/01

for property taxes levied in 1999, due in 2000

$ 10,000

6/20/01

First installment of taxes levied in 2000, due 6/20/01

$350,000

12/20/01 Second installment of taxes levied in 2000, due 12/20/01 $150,000


1/15/02

for property taxes levied in 2000, due in 2001

$ 15,000

2/15/02

for property taxes levied in 2000, due in 2001

$ 10,000

3/15/02

for property taxes levied in 2000, due in 2001

5,000

The total amount of property tax revenue that will be recognized in the government-wide
financial statements in 2001 is:
a) $600,000.
b) $575,000.
c) $535,000.
d) $525,000.

17. Under GAAP, property taxes levied in one fiscal period to finance the activities of the
following fiscal period are recognized as revenue in the fund financial statements
a) in the year levied.
b) in the year for which they are intended to finance the activities.
c) when collected, regardless of when levied.
d) in the year for which they are intended to finance the activities, if collected within that
period or within a period no greater than 60 days after the close of the fiscal year.

18. Under GAAP, property taxes levied in one fiscal period to finance the activities of the
following fiscal period are recognized as revenue in the government-wide financial statements
a) in the year levied.
b) in the year for which they are intended to finance the activities.
c) when collected, regardless of when levied.
d) in the year for which they are intended to finance the activities, if collected within that
period or within a period no greater than 60 days after the close of the fiscal year.

19. A City levies a 2% sales tax. Sales tax must be remitted by the merchants to the City by the
20th day of the month following the month in which the sale occurred. Cash received by the City
related to sales tax is as follows:
Amount received 1/20/00, applicable to December 1999 sales
Amount received 2/20/00, applicable to January 2000 sales

$ 50
$ 15

Amount received during 2000 related to February-November 2000 sales

$200

Amount received 1/20/01 for December 2000 sales

$ 55

Amount received 2/20/01 for January 2001

$ 20

Assuming the City uses the same period to define available as the maximum period allowable
for property taxes, what amount should it recognize in the fund financial statement as sales tax
revenue for the fiscal year ended 12/31/00.
a) $215.
b) $265.
c) $270.
d) $275.

20. A City levies a 2% sales tax. Sales tax must be remitted by the merchants to the City by the
20th day of the month following the month in which the sale occurred. Cash received by the City
related to sales tax is as follows:
Amount received 1/20/00, applicable to December 1998 sales
Amount received 2/20/00, applicable to January 2000 sales

$ 50
$ 15

Amount received during 2000 related to February-November 2000 sales

$200

Amount received 1/20/01 for December 2000 sales

$ 55

Amount received 2/20/01 for January 2001

$ 20

Assuming the City uses the same period to define available as the maximum period allowable
for property taxes, what amount should it recognize in the government-wide financial statement
as sales tax revenue for the fiscal year ended 12/31/00.
a) $215.
b) $265.
c) $270.
d) $275.

21. A City levies a 2% sales tax that is collected for them by the State. Sales tax must be
remitted by the merchants to the State by the 20th day of the month following the month in which
the sale occurred. The State has a policy of remitting sales taxes to the City within 30 days of
collection by the State. Cash received by the State related to sales tax is as follows:
Amount received 1/20/00, applicable to December 1999 sales

$ 50

Amount received 2/20/00, applicable to January 2000 sales

$ 15

Amount received 3/20/00, applicable to February 2000 sales

$ 10

Amount received during 2000 related to March-November 2000 sales

$190

Amount received 1/20/01 for December 2000 sales

$ 55

Amount received 2/20/01 for January 2001

$ 20

Amount received 3/20/01 for February 2001

Assuming the City uses the same period to define available as the maximum period allowable
for property taxes, what amount should it recognize as sales tax revenue in its fund financial
statements for the fiscal year ended 12/31/00.
a) $215.
b) $265.
c) $270.

d) $275.

22. A City levies a 2% sales tax that is collected for them by the State. Sales tax must be
remitted by the merchants to the State by the 20th day of the month following the month in which
the sale occurred. The State has a policy of remitting sales taxes to the City within 30 days of
collection by the State. Cash received by the State related to sales tax is as follows:
Amount received 1/20/00, applicable to December 1999 sales

$ 50

Amount received 2/20/00, applicable to January 2000 sales

$ 15

Amount received 3/20/00, applicable to February 2000 sales

$ 10

Amount received during 2000 related to March-November 2000 sales

$190

Amount received 1/20/01 for December 2000 sales

$ 55

Amount received 2/20/01 for January 2001

$ 20

Amount received 3/20/01 for February 2001

Assuming the City uses the same period to define available as the maximum period allowable
for property taxes, what amount should it recognize as sales tax revenue in its government-wide
financial statements for the fiscal year ended 12/31/00.
a) $215.
b) $265.
c) $270.
d) $275.

23. Under GAAP, income tax revenues should be recognized in the fund financial statements in
the accounting period
a) when collected in cash by the taxing authority.
b) in which the underlying income was earned, regardless of when collected.

c) in which the underlying income was earned, if collected in time to satisfy the budgetary
obligations of the preceding year.
d) when earned.

24. Under GAAP, income tax revenues should be recognized in the government-wide financial
statements in the accounting period
a) when collected in cash by the taxing authority.
b) in which the underlying income was earned, regardless of when collected.
c) in which the underlying income was earned, if collected in time to satisfy the budgetary
obligations of the preceding year.
d) when earned.

25. During 2000, the city issued $300 in fines for failure to keep real property in acceptable
condition. During that period the city spent $200 to mow and clean up the unoccupied properties
for which the fines were assessed. The city estimates that $30 of the fines issued in 2000 will be
uncollectible. During 1999 the city collected $230 related to 2000 fines and $20 related to 1999
fines. The amount of revenue that the city should recognize in its 2000 fund financial statements
related to fines is
a) $230.
b) $250.
c) $270.
d) $300.

26. Under GAAP, license and permit fees should be recognized in the fund financial statements
in the accounting period
a) when collected.

b) when collected, plus proceeds collected within 60 days of fiscal year-end.


c) when earned.
d) when earned, if collected within 60 days of fiscal year end.

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